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Starr Ranch Growers, Wenatchee, Wash., has consolidated sales offices in Yakima, Wash., and hired Shawn Loudon to its sales team there.
Sep 08, 2020 by Chris Koger
FirstFruits Marketing, Yakima, Wash., is starting its eighth season of shipping Sweetie, an apple variety that has been referred to as “gala’s sweeter, crunchier cousin.”
Aug 28, 2020 by Chris Koger
Rainier Fruit, Selah, Wash., has earned Equitable Food Initiative certification for its largest farm, which is more than 2,300 acres.
Aug 27, 2020 by Chris Koger
Elgin, Minn.-Honeybear Brands has created long-term sustainability goals around pollinator health, packaging, food loss/waste and climate and energy.
Aug 26, 2020 by Tom Karst
With COVID-19, more people are eating at home, and that means fresh apple marketers can take advantage of increased snacking trends.
Aug 25, 2020 by Tom Karst
Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers is offering this fall a new paper Farm + Famous grab-and-go pack featuring the message that “All Farmers are Famous.”
Aug 24, 2020 by Tom Karst
(UPDATED) The Packer's editor-in-chief Tom Karst, news editor Chris Koger, retail editor Ashley Nickle and Northeast editor Amy Sowder discuss news this week, from wildfires to recalls to an apple conference.
Aug 21, 2020 by Ashley Nickle